Real Madrid return to action in La Liga on Sunday after beating Fuenlabrada 2-0 in the Copa del Rey on Thursday night.
Los Blancos will travel to newly promoted side ‘Girona’. Real Madrid need nothing less than victory to minimize the gap between them and Barcelona ,They lie third in the table , and are eight points behind leaders Barcelona and four behind surprise package Valencia , having played one less game.
1. Team News
The giants have had their injury problems so far this season, but Zidane can welcome back the majority of his squad for the game on Sunday, with Gareth Bale is back in training, but the Welsh winger is not ready to return from injury.
Dani Carvajal will not feature as he continues to recover from a heart problem.
Girona lost 2-0 at home to Levante in the Copa del Rey on Thursday night. The promoted side girona are currently in 15th place in the Primera Division, with nine points from their nine games after two wins, three draws and four defeats so far.
1.Sunday’s game will be the first competitive fixture between these two teams in all competitions.
2.Girona have already faced two Madrid sides in La Liga, Atletico Madrid and Leganes, with both games ending in draws.
3.Real Madrid have registered 13 consecutive La Liga away wins, the longest streak in the competition’s history.
4.Cristiano Ronaldo will face Girona for the first time in his career. The Portuguese has scored against 31 of the 32 teams he has faced in La Liga (failing to net against Leganes).
5.Karim Benzema has scored against the 31 teams he has faced in the league (123 goals). He’ll also face Girona for the first time.
3. Kick Off: Date And Time
29/10/17 ,8:45pm (IST).
4. Score Predictions
Real Madrid 3-1 Girona.